JOURNAL
O F
THE ASIATIC SOCIETY OF BANGLADESH
(HUMANITIES)

Vol. 59   
No. 2  
December 2014

 

 

 

Editor

Akmal Hussain

Associate Editor

A.S.M. Ali Ashraf

 

                                             

ASIATIC SOCIETY OF BANGLADESH

 

EDITORIAL  BOARD

Chairperson                                  Professor Z.N. Tahmida Begum
Editor                                           Professor Akmal Hussain
Associate Editor                           Dr. A.S.M. Ali Ashraf
Members                                      Professor K.M. Mohsin
                                                     Professor Perween Hasan
                                                     Professor Ahmed A. Jamal
                                                     Professor Md. Akhtaruzzaman
                                                       

Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Humanities), is published by the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh in June and December every year. Scholarly articles relating to Peoples and Nature of Asia are considered for publication in the Journal. It also receives books for reviewing.

Correspondence : All correspondence may be addressed to: Editor, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Humanities), 5, Old Secretariat Road, Nimtali, Ramna, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh.

Telephone  : (880+2) 9576391, E-mail: asiaticsociety.bd@gmail.com
Website     : www.asiaticsociety.org.bd                                                                       

Published by                     The Asiatic Society of Bangladesh

Price                                 Tk. 200.00 (Two hundred taka)

ISSN                                 1015-6836

 


Guidelines for Contributors

The Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh is a peer-reviewed journal. Manuscripts submitted for publication in the journal should be printed, double-spaced on one side of A4 size paper with generous margins, and should not normally exceed 10,000 words. In addition, a soft copy of the manuscript should be submitted. A quotation that will run more than fifty words should be set off as a single-spaced, double-indented paragraph. Notes and references should be numbered consecutively throughout and be placed at the foot of the page. Tables should be given separate numbers in the manuscript, such as Table 1, Table 2, etc. with running headings.


Notes and References should be cited as follows:
1.     P.J. Marshall, Bengal: The British Bridgehead, The Cambridge History of India, (Cambridge 1987), p. 77.
2.     Willem Van Schendel, ‘Economy of the Working Classes’. Sirajul Islam (ed.), History of Bangladesh 1704-1971, Vol. II, (Economic History), (Asiatic Society of Bangladesh 1992), pp. 542-99.
3.     W.H. Morris-Jones, “Pakistan Post-Mortem and the Roots of Bangladesh”, Political Quarterly, Vol. 18 (April-June), 1972, pp. 187-200.

DECLARATION

A manuscript which is concurrently under consideration by another journal or press or which has been published elsewhere will not be considered for publication in the Journal.
The author of a paper will sign a declaration to the effect that (i) the work submitted has been written by him/her; s/he takes public responsibility for the content of the paper; (iii) the content of the paper has not been published before in any referred journal or has not been submitted to such journal for publication; and (iv) s/he accords consent to the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh to publish the paper.

BOOK REVIEW

Books sent to the journal for review should be given in duplicate.


CONTENTS

THE FOOD GRAINS MARKET IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM: INTERNATIONAL LINKAGES
Mohammad Ali Taslim                                                                                                

THE QUEST FOR ESTABLISHING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OVER FOODS, HANDICRAFTS AND CULTURAL HERITAGES: THE CASE OF BANGLADESH
Mohammad Atique Rahman                                                                                      

JIBON THEKEY NEYA (GLIMPSES OF LIFE, 1970): THE FIRST POLITICAL FILM IN PRE-LIBERATION BANGLADESH AND A CINEMATIC METAPHOR FOR NATIONALIST CONCERNS
Fahmida Akhter                                                                                                            

POLITICAL COMMUNICATION IN BANGLADESH: THE USE OF  VILE LANGUAGE
G. M. Shahidul Alam                                                                                                   

RE-READING MUSLIM WOMEN’S RIGHTS IN BANGLADESH
Mir Tamanna Siddika and Mahmuda Khatun                                                         

SOCIAL FORMATION IN BANGLADESH: AN ESSAY ON THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF STATE, CLASS, AND CAPITALISM
Lipon Kumar Mondal                                                                                                  

USE OF DRONES AND PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES IN MODERN WARFARE:   EFFECT ON INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW
Kanij Fatima                                                                                                                  

Book review


SHAMSUL HOSSAIN, ETERNAL CHITTAGONG

Abdul Momin Chowdhury